ALEC SOTH

   

1969

born in Minneapolis, USA

 

Bachelor of Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, USA

   
 

Alec Soth lives and works in Minneapolis, USA

 

www.alecsoth.com

   
 

SOLO SHOWS (SELECTION)

   

2019

I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating, Loock Galerie, Berlin, Germany

 

I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, USA

 

I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA

 

I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating, Weinstein Hammons Gallery, Minneapolis, USA

2018

Alec Soth, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, USA

2017

Sleeping By The Mississippi, Beetles + Huxley, London, UK

 

Gathered Leaves, Deichtorhallen: Haus der Photographie, Hamburg, Germany

 

Gathered Leaves, FoMu – FotoMuseum Antwerpen, Belgium

2016

Gathered Leaves, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland

 

Gathered Leaves, National Media Museum, Bradford, UK

2015

Gathered Leaves, Media Space, Science Museum, London, UK

 

Songbook, Fotogalleriet - Photo gallery, Oslo, Norway

 

Songbook, Loock Galerie, Berlin (Opening, April 30, 2015)

 

Songbook, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, USA

 

Songbook, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, USA

 

Songbook, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA

2014

Alec Soth: Until Now, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, USA

2013

Alec Soth: Dog Days Bogotá, El Museo de Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia

2012

Broken Manual, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA

2011

Broken Manual, Loock Galerie, Berlin, Germany

 

Fotografia, Macro Testaccio, Rome, Italy

2010

From Here to There. Alec Soth's America, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

 

Niagara, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, USA

 

Sleeping By The Mississippi, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, USA

 

Mississippi Niagara, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

 

Dog Days Bogotá, Massachussetts College of Art and Design, Boston, USA

2009

Black Line Of Woods, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA,

 

Dog Days Bogotá, IM Art, Seoul, Korea

 

Last Days Of W, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, New York, USA

 

Last Days Of W, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA

2008

Dog Days Bogotá, Wohnmaschine, Berlin, Germany

 

Last Days Of W, Haunch of Venison, Zurich, Switzerland

 

L'Espace Entre Nous, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

 

Dog Days Bogotá, Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, USA

 

L'Espace Entre Nous, BBK, Bilbao, Spain

 

Sleeping By The Mississippi, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, USA

 

The Space Between Us, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France

 

Niagara, Ffoto Gallery, Wales, UK

2007

Dog Days Bogotá, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, USA

 

Tunnels And Birds, Power House, Memphis, USA

 

Fashion Magazine, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France

 

Niagara, Host Gallery, London, UK

2006

Sleeping By The Mississippi, California Museum of Photography, UC-Riverside, USA

 

Niagara, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, USA

 

Dog Days Bogotá, Wohnmaschine, Berlin, Germany

 

Fashion Magazine Paris/Minnesota, C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany

 

Niagara, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA

 

Sleeping By The Mississippi, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, USA

 

Sleeping By The Mississippi, Olson Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, USA

2005

Portraits, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, USA

 

Photographs from the Series Sleeping By The Mississippi, Focal Point Gallery, Southend on Sea, Essex, UK

2004

Photographs from the Series Sleeping By The Mississippi, Open Eye, Liverpool, UK

 

Photographs from the Series Sleeping By The Mississippi, Wohnmaschine, Berlin, Germany

 

Photographs from the Series Sleeping By The Mississippi, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, USA

 

Photographs from the Series Sleeping By The Mississippi, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, USA

 

Photographs from the Series Sleeping By The Mississippi, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, USA

2003

Sleeping By The Mississippi, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA

 

Sleeping By The Mississippi, Weitman Gallery of Photography, Washington University, St. Louis, USA

2001

Portraits (From Here To There), Central Lakes College Gallery, St. Cloud, USA

1998

Two-person exhibition of portraits with Joel Sternfeld, Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, USA

1995

Photographs from the Series At The Bar, Icebox Gallery, Minneapolis, USA

1993

Two-person exhibition of photographs from the series The Middle Night, Minneapolis Photographer's Gallery, Minneapolis, USA

   
 

GROUP SHOWS (SELECTION)

   

2019

Two Rivers: Joachim Brohm / Alec SOth, NRW Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany

2018

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

 

In Focus: Expressions, J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center, Los Angeles, USA

 

True To Form: Selection From The Permanent Collection, Cranbrook Art Museum,, Bloomfield Hills, USA

 

American Surfaces And The Photobook, Museum of Modern Art, NY, USA

 

Another Kind Of Life: Photography On The Margins, Barbican Centre, London, UK

 

The Open Road: Photography And The American Road, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA

 

Edifice, Complex, Visionary, Structure, Sean Kelly Gallery, NY, USA

2017

Topografien, Loock Galerie, Group exhibition with Natalia Stachon and Ulrich Wüst, Berlin, Germany

 

The Hobbyist, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

2016

Telling Tales: Contemporary Narrative Photography, the McNay, San Antonio, Texas, USA

2015

Magnum Contact Sheets, Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

Colorado - Selections From The LBM Dispatch, Denver Art Museum, Denver, USA

 

Bakken Boom! Artists Respond To The North Dakota Oil Rush, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota, USA

 

Luxus Der Einfachheit. Lebensformen Jenseits Der Norm, BTV FO.KU.S Foto Kunst Stadtforum, Innsbruck, Austria

2014

Luxus Der Einfachheit. Lebensformen jenseits der Norm, Münchner Stadtmuseum/Sammlung Fotografie, Munich, Germany

 

DOK:14, Fredrikstad, Norway

 

Meer Macht, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, Netherlands

 

In Context: The Portrait In Contemporary Photography, Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Clinton, New York, USA

 

In/Humano, Marco Museum of Contemporary Art, Monterrey, Mexico

 

Alec Soth And Friends: The Little Brown Mushroom Ping-Pong Reading Room, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover, Germany

 

Codex, CCA Wattis Institute of Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA

2013

One Nature, Sean Kelly, New York, USA

 

Under My Skin - Nudes In Contemporary Photography, Flowers, New York, USA

 

Museum Of Modern Art And Western Antiquities Department Of Light Recording Section IV: Lens Drawings, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France

 

Inaugural Exhibition: Looking Forward, The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, Ohio, USA

 

Project Los Alos, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA

 

More American Photographs, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, USA

 

The View From Here: Photography From The Twin Cities, US Bank, Minneapolis, USA

2012

B-Sides, Ampersand Gallery, Portland, USA

 

Real To Real: Photographs From The Traina Collection, de Young Museum, San Fransisco, USA

 

America In View: Landscape Photography 1865 To Now, RISD Museum, Rhode Island, USA

 

Reconsidering The Photographic Masterpiece, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

 

Photography In Mexico, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA

 

Streams Of Conciousness: The Histories, Mythologies And Ecologies Of Water, Salina Art Center, Salina, USA

2011

Idyll, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, USA

 

Dawn Till Dusk, Jan Bekman gallery, New York, USA

 

The Human Touch, RBC Wealth Management Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida, USA/St.Petersburg, Russia

 

Traummänner, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany

 

The More Things Change, Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA

2010

Myth, Manners And Memory. Photographers Of The American South, De la Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, UK

 

Embarrassment Of Riches. Picturing Global Wealth, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, USA

 

Huckleberry Finn, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA

 

On The Road. A Legacy Of Walker Evans, Robert Lehman Art Center at Brooks School, North Andover, USA

 

Individual To Icon, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, USA

2009

The Minnesota Eye, College of Visual Arts and Design, Saint Paul, USA

 

A River Runs Through Me, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, USA

2008

Portraiture Now: Feature Photography, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, USA

 

Heart Land, Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands

 

30th Anniversary Exhibition, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, USA

 

Utopia, Museu Collecao Berardo, Lissabon, Portugal

 

La 6e Biennale internationale de la Photographie et des Arts visuels de Liège, Liège, France

2007

Picturing Eden, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, USA

 

Summer Exhibition, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, USA

 

Summer Show, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA

 

L’Image D’Après, Cinémathèque Française, Paris, France *

 

Creative Universe: Liverpool And The Avant-Garde, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK *

 

On Death And Dying: Photographs From The Collection Of Contemporary Photogrpahy, Columbia College, Chicago, USA

 

Documents: Memory Of The Future, Koldo Mitxelena, San Sebastian, Spain

 

Landscape: Fact And Fiction, Benton Museum, Storrs, USA

2006

The Office: In And Out Of The Box, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, USA

 

Group Dynamic: Portfolios, Series And Sets, Des Moines Art Center Downtown, Des Moines, Iowa, USA

 

Pingyao International Photography, Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

 

Downriver, Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, USA

 

Prague Contemporary Arts Festival, Prag, Czech Republic

 

Click Doubleclick, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brüssel, Belgium *

 

The Ramer Collection And Other Photographs, The Richard Nelson Gallery, UC-Davis, Davis, USA

 

Picturing Eden, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, USA

 

Contemporary Photographs From The Allen J. Thomas Jr. Collection, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, USA

2005

American Landscapes. Timezone 8 Editions, Beijing, China

 

Beyond The Portrait, T.H. Inside, Milan, Italy

 

McKnight Fellowship Exhibition, University of Minnesota Regis Center for Art, Minneapolis, USA

 

Regarding The Rural, MassMoCa, Boston, USA

 

Roger Ballen, Vera Lütter, And Alec Soth, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA

 

Minets A Polis, Cohan and Leslie Gallery, New York, USA

 

Nine Portraits, Steven Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, USA

 

Epilogue, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA

 

Selections From The 26th Bienal De São Paulo, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile

2004

Picturing The South feat. William Christenberry, Williiam Eggleston, Walker Evans and Alec Soth, Pace/MacGill, New York, NY, USA

 

Group Show, Daiter Contemporary, Chicago, USA

 

26th Bienal De São Paulo, Pavilhão Ciccillo Matarazzo, São Paulo, Brazil

 

Summer Group Exhibition, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, USA

 

Best Midwestern: Photographs From The Heartland, Jen Bekman, New York, USA

 

Wild Flowers, Ariel Meyerowitz, New York, USA

 

Cakewalk, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, USA

 

Photo London Gallery Booth, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK

 

Photographs from the Series Sleeping By The Mississippi, Art Chicago Artist Booth, Chicago, USA

 

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

 

Teheran Museum of Contemporary Art, Teheran, Iran

2003

Picturing Bill - Portraits of William Eggleston, John Stinson Fine Arts, New Orleans, USA

 

Summer Life, Alice Austen Museum, Staten Island, USA

 

Dog Days, Gallery T, Minneapolis, USA

 

Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, USA

2002

Jerome Fellowship Exhibition: Photographs from the Series Sleeping By The Mississippi, Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery, Minneapolis, USA

 

Campus As Place, Photographing Carleton, Carleton College Art Gallery, Northfield, USA

   
   
 

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS (SELECTION)

   
 

Albright-Knox Gallery of Art, Buffalo, USA

 

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, USA

 

Carleton College, Northfield, USA

 

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., USA

 

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, USA

 

Art Collection Deutsche Börse, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

 

Dorsey Whitney, Minneapolis, USA

 

General Mills Corporate Art Collection, Golden Valley, USA

 

Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

 

LaSalle Bank, New York, USA

 

LA County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA

 

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, USA

 

Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami, USA

 

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, USA

 

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, USA

 

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA

 

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA

 

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA

 

North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, USA

 

Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, USA

 

Progressive Art Collection, Cleveland, USA

 

Regis Corporate Art Collection, Minneapolis, USA

 

Robbins Kaplan Miller Ciresi, Minneapolis, USA

 

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco USA

 

Sheldon Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA

 

Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, USA

 

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

 

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

   
   
 

FELLOWSHIPS AND PRIZES

   

2013

Guggenheim Fellowship

 

McKnight Photography Fellowship

2011

International Center of Photography’s 27th Annual Infinity Award

2008

Bush Artist Fellowship

 

PhotoVision Award

2006

Golden Light Book Award

 

Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, finalist

2005

CEPA Artist Residency

2004

McKnight Photography Fellowship

2003

Santa Fe Prize for Photography

2001

Minnesota State Arts Board

 

MCAD/Jerome Fellowship

 

Jerome Travel and Study Grant

1999

McKnight Photography Fellowship